The Spider Project

Web detail: Nephila madagascariensis

Magnetic Silk of a Spider

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 26.8.98

Scientists from England and Denmark have used the silk of the Nephila edulis spider to create extremely stable magnetic microfibers.

The tropical Nephila has extremely strong and elastic threads which are even used by the inhabitants of the Salomon Islands to catch fish.

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